This is a short walk to the Garganta Funda waterfall at Ponta do Pargo. There are a lot of great lookouts on the west side of the island, and this is one of the best. See for yourself and enjoy the waterfall, rugged cliffs and ocean view at the end of this stroll.   MIRADOURO GARGANTA FUNDA The way to Miradouro Garganta Funda is easy to find, there are several signposts in Ponta do Pargo showing you the way. Just follow the 'Miradouro Garganta Funda' signposts and you simply can't miss...

The Atlantic Ocean around Madeira is the natural habitat of around twenty different species of dolphins and whales. Some of these species reside here all year round, and some are just passing through. This makes Madeira a great place to visit these cetaceans. We have made a trip like this several times, and it keeps on impressing me. It is a wonderful experience to be able to see these fantastic creatures in their natural living environments. If you want to see dolphins and whales, Funchal is were you...

We’ve been looking forward to this day all week. Today will be our very first coasteering trip. We had heard about this sport before, but never knew that the activity could also be done on Madeira. But hey, why not? Madeira seems perfect for this activity! Being such canyoning addicts, this was something we just had to try. Because: cliff jumping, swimming, climbing….these are all activities we enjoy! So here we are, on our first coasteering experience guided by Discovery Island Madeira.  COASTEERING LOCATION: PONTA DE SÃO LOURENÇO We start...